Ophthalmology (4 News)

The Danger of Unauthorized Stem Cell Therapy

Mar 21, 2017 5:00 pm
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Three women suffered severe, permanent eye damage after stem cells were injected into their eyes, in an unproven treatment at a loosely regulated clin...

Shining light Into a Key Protein for Fighting Blindness

Mar 21, 2017 10:00 am
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Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered how a protein called α2δ4 establishes proper v...

Why Zebrafish Don't Suffer from Blindness

Mar 18, 2017 7:00 pm
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Researchers at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, have discovered that in zebrafish, decreased levels of the neurotransmitter gamma-aminob...

Vision Restoration in Blind Mice by Transplanting Photoreceptors Derived from Human Stem Cells

Jan 17, 2017 8:00 am
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Stem cell therapies hold great promise for restoring function in a variety of degenerative conditions, but one of the logistical hurdles is how to ens...